CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reported Sunday that the number of confirmed or probable infections of the novel coronavirus had risen to 1,053,175, up 1,076 since Saturday.
The state did not report any new deaths in the last 24 hours. According to the state’s COVID-19 dashboard, the total number of deaths is no longer available daily. It will be updated two times a week.
The state reported 1,987 new cases Saturday.
In the past 24 hours, COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide rose by 27, which is just more than one-fourth of than the 21-day rolling average of 104 daily hospitalizations. No COVID-19 patients were transferred to the ICU in the past 24 hours, while the current 21-day rolling average sits at 12.
Sunday’s case count is also far below the 21-day rolling average, which currently sits at 1,979.
Coronavirus statistics on weekends often lag due to reporting delays.
Ohio reported another 26,562 COVID-19 vaccines started, meaning at least one dose has been given, as of Sunday afternoon. A total of 4,372,202 vaccines have been started in the state, representing 37.4% of Ohio’s population. A total of 3,063,097 vaccinations have been completed (26.2% of Ohio’s population).
There are close to 141 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and just over 3 million deaths worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins researchers. In the U.S., there are more than 31.5 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and just over 567,000 COVID-19 deaths.
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